Julie Fleeting MBE | RockSport

Julie Fleeting MBE (born 18 December 1980), whose married name is Julie Stewart, is a Scottish International footballer who plays as a striker for Scottish Womens Premier League club Glasgow City FC. Previously, Fleeting spent nine years at English club Arsenal LFC. and was the first Scot to play as a full–time professional in the WUSA playing for San Diego Spirit. 

According to the SFA’s records, Fleeting has a record of 116 goals and 121 caps for Scotland since making her debut in 1996. Fleeting also captained her country for eight years.

She was awarded an MBE in the June 2008 in the Queens Birthday Honours list.

According to the UEFA website, Fleeting has a record of 28 goals in 22 games in UEFA competitions for national teams, and 22 goals in 32 games in UEFA club competitions. Fleeting won the Scottish Womens title with Ayr and seventeen major trophies with Arsenal.

She has also represented Scotland in the sport of Basketball and she combines her sporting achievements with a regular jobs as a teacher. She has also played Field Hockey to a high level.

Her father is the former Kilmarnock FC player and manager Jim Fleeting who was instrumental in restoring the Rugby Park side to former glories in the late 1980’s after they fell from grace as one of the top five clubs in Scotland in the 1960’s and 70’s to the bottom tier of the Scottish League [ Division 2 ].

In 2007 Julie Fleeting was named the Scottish Sports Personality Of The Year.